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Inventory Control Associate 2

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Primary Location: Austin, Texas, United States Full time R1303467

Job description

Internal Job Description


  • Collect all deliveries from loading bay, log, QC, receipt in, store and distribute as required
  • Maintain stock on shelves in a tidy manner, executing stock rotation in appropriate date order
  • Record all stock movements and stock issues using Inventory control system
  • Ensure accurate data entry
  • Analyze reports to drive process improvements
  • Operate all Inventory Control systems and other appropriate systems to facilitate stock processing duties
  • Maintain close links with study PMs and Set Up managers to ensure stock items used in studies adheres to short dated procedures and advise on any material shortages
  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers, and the Purchasing and Finance departments on all stock related issues. Such as price variances, non-receipts of goods, supplier issues, item documentation such as MSDS and any certificates that might be requested
  • Conduct daily/weekly reporting
  • Provide inventory dispositions
  • Ensure Pre-assembly area is stocked and pick internal material requisitions for all areas
  • Participate in stock cycle counts
  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers, and the Purchasing and Finance departments on all stock related issues
  • Such as price variances, non-receipts of goods and supplier issues
  • Review Inventory system and Monitor stock levels to ensure the minimum stock level is not breached
  • Order stock as required via the system
  • Order in a timely manner taking account of lead times
  • Follow up on Purchase Orders to obtain delivery timescales
  • Progress outstanding orders and escalate to supervisor for guidance
  • Set up and monitor call off orders
  • Maintain close links with Lab depts to ensure stock reorder levels are adequate
  • Prepare and log interlab shipments for other Q Squared sites ordering stock as required and providing Logistics the details of the shipments along with any related documentation required
  • Deputize for other stock controllers as and when required
  • Perform any other duties as required as directly by superiors
  • Follow department SOPs

Minimum Education and Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 year of related experience.
  • Good PC skills including Excel and Word.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Excellent organizational, communications, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to drive fork trucks and secure applicable certification.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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“I know Q2 Solutions offers me a great career path with lots of options. My line manager fully supports my growth.”

Marianne H, Associate Laboratory Project Set-Up Manager

“There are tremendous opportunities to grow here. If you are driven, passionate and committed, the sky’s the limit.”

P. Surve, Clinical Process Team Lead

“What gets me most excited about being part of Q2 Solutions is working with cutting-edge technologies that help patients and further innovation in the field.”

Todd L., Scientist

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